The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and Ploughshares Fund held a debate series on a range of nuclear challenges and policy decisions the Trump administration will face in 2017. The debate series aimed to provide a forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues.
Openings for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent bachelor’s or master’s level graduates within one year of degree, to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Relevant fields of research may include nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.
Postdoctoral Research Associate Reference: THW/17/059639/001565 Salary Details: £33,518 to £39,992 per annum Allowances: Plus £2,923 London Allowance Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Full time The Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) seeks to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will be required to undertake and support original research at the intersection of nuclear security and emerging technologies. The Read More
An overview of the materials used in nuclear weapons, how they are made, the designs of weapons, nuclear testing, and a number of introductory topics.
A resource from the Department of Defense, “21st Century Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense” details a number of elements of the American nuclear arsenal. It has sections on the Nuclear Posture Review and the Ballistic Missile Defense Review, interviews with key Defense Department policymakers, and deterrence components. Additionally, it serves as a repository for Defense Department reports, transcripts, and statements.
This website offers an overview of various types of delivery systems, including all three legs of the triad, as well as touching on proliferation challenges and dual-use issues.
This article provides a summary of a report from the International Panel on Fissile Materials on the history and current status of radioactive waste management in ten countries.
The World Nuclear Association produced an overview of the nuclear fuel cycle, with in-depth information about specific stages in the process.
Barnaby attempts to separate the truth and the misinformation surrounding nuclear weapons and both state and non-state attempts to acquire them. How to Build a Nuclear Bomb argues for counterterrorism policies designed to prevent acquisition or use of nuclear materials by a non-state group.
A 3D model created by Alex Wellerstein of the Stevens Institute of Technology showcasing the potential destructive effects of a detonated nuclear weapon. The model allows for variation in bomb yield, height of burst, radiation effects, etc.